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, houston, los angeles, and miami. the charges involve alleged treatment and services which were either not needed or in some cases never even provided. the u.s. attorney general says the fraud amounts to nearly $430 million in false billings. >> the total includes over $230 million in home health care fraud. more than $100 million in mental health care fraud. and approximately $49 million in ambulance transportation fraud. >> prosecutors say alpha ambulance in los angeles is responsible for the transportation fraud. four top people in the company were arrested because of this. two defendants allegedly instructed employees to document a reason for runs even if one didn't exist. under new penalties some defendants could face up to 20 to 50 years in prison. >>> a film dramatizing the death of osama bin laden will debut next month on "national geographic" channel. its debut timed to come just two days before the presidential election. s.e.a.l. team 6 the raid on osama bin laden is from the weinstein company and voltage films. the co-chairman harvey weinstein is a prominent fundraiser for t
's the first time he's expressed support for the act. here's what he said in los angeles recently. >> president obama created what he calls a stopgap measure. those are his words for children who are brought here illegally through no fault of their own. instead of playing politics with these children, i will pursue permanent immigration reform. >> reporter: the president's executive order is a shortened version of the dream act, legislation that would grant citizenship to the same immigrants under certain conditions. mitt romney has opposed the bill in the past. >> pledging, quote, if i were elected and the congress have passed the dream act, would i veto it? the answer is yes. >> reporter: most polls show president obama with a very comfortable lead among hispanic american voters. a new survey from the hispanic center shows why that's important. this year nearly 24 million hispanic americans will be eligible to vote that far exceeds the 19 million who voted in 2008 and most of those votes went to president obama. but romney has certainly not given up trying to win over the hispanic vote. >> th
, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning, everybody. you are watching 9news now. andrea and mike are both off today. >> i'm monika samtani. >>> a nice cold jacket. a beautiful week. our only weather problems will be the cold this problem, we'll watch what happens late in the we can. here's a look at our day planner because we are expecting to chill to give way to sunshine. low to mid-60s by lunch time with a mid-afternoon high in the low 70s.
, and that is your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning. i had to make sure it was morning. i'm hike hide, -- i'm mike haiduk, it is monday. this is monika samtani. good morning. >> this is jessica doyle in for andrea roane who will be
garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >> at this point both children still need to take medications and have i.v. treatments to replace their antibodies which help fight infection. in the past few years, many states have started testing newborns for scid. >>> screening programs for diabetes do not appear to lower death rates. that's the finding of a large trial in england. researchers separated patients into three groups. one was screened for type 2 diabetes. the third group didn't get screened at all. after a ten-year period there was absolutely no difference in mortality rates between the groups. >>> aspirin may help with a person's thinking skills. researchers tested the physical and mental ability of hundreds of elderly women. those who took aspirin every day for five years scored higher on intellect tests like verbal flew wensy and memory than elderly women who didn't take aspirin daily. all the women in the study were at high risk of heart disease. >>> dozens of supplements used for weight loss or boosting your immune system are illegally label and cannot back up their claims with resear
by amy polar. polar. the golden globes airs january 13 from the beverly hilton in los angeles. >> kind of excited about this. rolling stones going back on tour. the legendary british rock band announced plans for four concerts later this year. this will be a high priced ticket. two will be in london. the other two will be in newark, new jersey. this is the first time the stones have performed in five years. their last world tour earned more than $500 million between 2005 and 2007. >>> some places have banned saggy pants. other places such as schools fine students when they sag their pants. but has anyone ever thought to just give young men with saggy pants a belt? >> one group in prince george's county is taking up a collection to do just that. it has some wondering if this is going to work. debra has the story which inspires a lot of opinion and even a couple of songs. ♪ >> reporter: they're saggy, baggie, their underwear is hanging out but still the street smart style hangs on. >> turn around. you're not welcome here. pull your pants up. >> reporter: gerard doesn't mince words. he'
of the biggest waves on earth. that's your eye on entertainment. bigad shaban, cbs news, los angeles. >> wow, that was cool. >>> good morning. thank you for watching 9news now. it's 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. hope we won't see any surf like that around here any time soon. >> i'm jessica doyle in for mike hydeck. monika samtani will have your timesaver traffic in a moment and howard bernstein is watching the skies for us. >> we've got some low clouds and fog. we'll have a lot on sandy coming up in about 15 minutes. the 5:00 advisory nudges the track over a little closer to us instead of atlantic city. now maybe delaware bay. some in my chat room were saying will we have a better idea on sunday where this will
on entertainment, teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> good morning. thank you for watching 9news now at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >> why are you seeing so much pink? >> buddy check 9 day. it's the 9th of october, the 19th year we've been doing buddy check 9. >> we're all celebrating. good morning. i'm mike hydeck. good morning, monika samtani. >> we've got to get pink blazers, you and i. >> what makes you think i don't have one. >> mm. >> that's on you. >> weather wise, you might need something a little waterproof this morning as we've got some light, maybe a pink rain jacket -- some light rain showers going on right now. they'll be sticking around for a few more hours. i think it's going to get much better by later this afternoon. here's a look at your day planner. we'll see temperatures only in the mid-50s by noon but still plenty of clouds around. maybe a break or two, especially north and west. more breaks in the cloud cover this afternoon with a 3:00 p.m. reading of 59. high about 60. then 6:00 p.m. we'll be back to 59 degrees. yeah, we are looking kind of damp there on wisconsin a
for nearly two decades. bigad shaban, cbs news, los angeles. >> the argo story didn't become public knowledge till president clinton declassified the operation in 1997. argo opens in theaters tomorrow. i think it was sunday morning, one of the men rescued, he called the c.i.a. they said he was traveling out of the country. he said no, he's back home. and he was back home. >> a lot of buzz
making a 12-mile trek from los angeles international airport through the streets of downtown l.a. the city cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five-story shuttle enough room for the journey which attracted quite a crowd. >> really exciting. >>> the time right now is 4:37. an approaching cold front and the chances for some late day storms could make for a messy afternoon. howard is back in for minutes to let -- two minutes to let us know what to expect. >> apple plans to unveil a new device. we'll bring you a preview. >> sunday was an emotional day for members returning home from afghanistan. >> you're watching 9news now. . >>> we're coming up on 4:40 this monday morning. a mild start. lots of 60s out there. grab the rain gear. we'll get a couple of showers and maybe a better chance of some showers and a rumble or to of thunder this afternoon with a midday high of 73. falling back into the upper 60s for the drive home. i'll be back in a few minutes looking at the rest of the week. here's monika samtani with timesaver traffic. >>> in virginia northbound i- 9
and supporters hope it will be the start of a national trend. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >> the two sides also disagree on what prop 37 would do to food prices. supporters say nothing. opponents say it would likely hike grocery bills by hundreds of dollars per year. >>> 4:52. good morning if you're just waking up this friday. time for the question of the morning. >> in a recent survey, pet owners were asked if you could ask your pet one question, what would it be? >> what was their number one answer? is it a, are you happy? b, do you like your food? or c, do you like me? do you really like me? >> it's all about me. log on to wusa9 facebook fan page. we'd love to hear what you think or maybe what your pet thinks. make they do talk. i don't know. we'll have the answer in our 6:00 hour. >>> welcome back. your weather first on this friday morning. some spots north and west away from water are in the mid- to upper 30s. in town and by the way, we're closer to the 50-degree mark. we're going to have a sunny day. the winds will start out light but we'll have a front move through mid-morning
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